Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’ becomes children’s book


The lyrics to UK Number One single 'Space Oddity' have been used in their entirety in a children's book, illustrated by Andrew Kolb. In an interview with Wired, Kolb suggests that it was not an easy job to do: “It was one thing to make images that corresponded to the lyrics, but it was another to try to make it function as a visual story on top of that. In my early drafts it didn’t really work as a picture book, and that was my goal all along.” Currently available for free on the … [Read more...]

Album Review: Lil Wayne – The Carter IV


Lil Wayne is a unique presence in Hip Hop. Without all the context and hype, I would even consider him as an acquired taste for most people. That high-pitched raspy voice and playful flow is unmistakeable, making Weezy a household name in the scene for the past several years. His latest release, The Carter IV is very much a continuation of the formula that the New Orleans rapper has implemented in all of his past entries in The Carter album series. … [Read more...]

“Harry Potter” actors featured in fall ad campaign for Band of Outsiders

Tom Felton and Rupert Grint in Band of Outsiders Fall Campaign

Actors Rupert Grint and Tom Felton might have been mortal enemies in Hogwarts as Ron Weasley and Draco Malfoy, but they make quite the team in the new Fall 2011 ad campaign for Band of Outsiders. … [Read more...]

Vans Warped Tour ’11 Exclusive Footage


The Silver Tongue gained exclusive access to this year’s Vans Warped Tour Stop in Phoenix. With over forty acts it’s tough to cover this event in conventional press form. The Silver Tongue’s Warped Tour video features interviews and live performances from The Expendables, The Black Pacific, D.R.U.G.S., MOJO and Larry and His Flask. … [Read more...]

T.I. signs on for post-prison reality show

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Going to prison seems to be pretty lucrative these days, just ask T.I. The rapper, just released from prison this morning after serving 11 months for a parole violation, has signed on for a VH1 reality show. The show will follow the Grammy award winning rapper has he "re-adjusts" to life outside of prison. VH1 released the following statement about the show: VH1 is teaming up with multi-platinum recording artist and America's top selling rapper T.I. as he re-adjusts to life as a free man … [Read more...]

Los Campesinos! Announce Release of Fourth Album

Hello Sadness

This four-year old indie rock group has yet to show any signs of slowing since 2007.  After two EPs and three albums, the newest album, titled Hello Sadness, will be the sixth installment to their catalog.  Spanning only ten tracks in length, the LP was recorded in Girona, Spain by John Goodmanson (Death Cab for Cutie, Hot Hot Heat, etc.).  The album is set for release November 15 via Arts & Crafts, and a bundle package is being offered for pre-order with the album.  This includes a … [Read more...]

James Blake to release new EP October 10th


Exciting news for James Blake fans. Pitchfork reports that Jame Blake will release an EP titled Enough Thunder on October 10 via Atlas. The EP will includes,"Fall Creek Boys Choir", Blakes' collab with Bon Iver, as well as a cover of Joni Mitchell's "A Case of You", and four other orignial tracks. Take a listen to "Fall Creek Boys Choir" below: … [Read more...]

Jack White produces Insane Clown Posse track featuring Mozart and Jeff the Brotherhood


In a collaboration for the ages, Jack White has teamed up with Isane Clown Posse to produce the track 'Leck Mich Im Arsch' - which translates to 'Lick Me In The Arse' and features Austrian-born composer Mozart's infamous posthumous discovery. To be released through Third Man Records on the 13th September: "In the grand tradition of peanut butter meeting Iggy's chest or Bing Crosby getting down with David Bowie, Third Man Records is ecstatic to present the latest in a long-line of … [Read more...]